Updated Weather & Disease Portal is now live

08 July 2021

Since the start of April, growers have been able to opt-in and trial a newer version of the Weather & Disease Portal.

The trial has gone really well, and the new version is now live for all to use, making it easier than ever to see and assess weather patterns across orchards.

The Portal is an important and useful digital decision tool used daily across the kiwifruit industry. It is the central point of access for the Psa Risk Model, chill units, and latest weather forecasts across all major growing areas. This update builds on this existing functionality to introduce an advanced IBM Weather Company Forecast that will enable more locations as well as:

· latest weather readings, evapotranspiration (ET), and rainfall budgets on the Dashboard;

· bee foraging risk conditions;

· improved mobile and desktop user experience and graph views.

You need to log-in to access the portal which you can do here. If you don’t have a log-in, register for access here or contact KVH at [email protected].